SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Part/Whole, Part/Part, Example/Category, and Cause/Effect

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Example Question #81 : Part/Whole, Part/Part, Example/Category, And Cause/Effect

Complete this analogy.

Delighted is to revel as sullen is to __________________.

Possible Answers:

obey

boast

cajole

gesticulate

brood

Correct answer:

brood

Explanation:

When one is delighted, he/she often revels, or acts in a merry way. The correct answer will demonstrate a similar relationship between mood and action. When one is "sullen," meaning sad and gloomy, he/she might often "broods," or agonizes.

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